FAQ

What Judaism Says About Reincarnation

Though some Jewish thinkers vigorously rejected the notion of reincarnation, kabbalists embraced it enthusiastically.

What is the Star of David?

This common symbol for Judaism and Israel is newer than one might think.

Ask the Expert: Proselytism

Why don't Jews seek converts?

What Are Judaism’s Lost Tribes?

Who were they and where are they now?

Ask the Expert: Blotting out Amalek

Are we really supposed to wipe out a nation — and who are they?

How to Write a D’var Torah

What you should know before preparing a speech on the Torah portion or other Jewish texts.

Ask the Expert: Adopted Mother

According to Jewish law, am I Jewish if my adopted mother is Jewish?

Ask the Expert: Jews in Church

Is it OK for a practicing Jew to attend church on a Christian holiday?

Ask the Expert: Burying the Genizah

What should be done with old Torah scrolls and sacred texts?